Ishmael Beah woke us from our slumbers with his memoir of being a forced child soldier in Sierra Leone, A Long Way Gone. Join us as the UNICEF Ambassador
and Advocate for Children Affected by War revisits his homeland after the
fighting is done and continues the story of his country's civil war in Radiance of Tomorrow: A Novel.
Friends Benjamin and Bockarie return to their desecrated village, intent on rebuilding the community by taking up their old posts as
teachers. Hunger, retaliation, scattered acts of violence, and a foreign mining
concern’s depredations slow their progress and precipitate some soul searching,
but our heroes (like Beah himself) stay radiant to the end.
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True Brew Cafe, a branch of True Brew Barista, enjoys space in our bookstore. They serve delicious coffee, tea, sandwiches, crepes, and much more. Now also with beer and wine! Have a real bookstore cafe experience.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6 PM Local author and teacher Bishop O'Connell joins us to present his new fantasy novel, The Stolen,
in which faeries not only kidnap mortal children but have traded in
their ancient swords and horses for modern guns and sports cars. (Note
Thursday, Sept. 25, 7 PMMike Morin, a legendary figure in New Hampshire radio history, tells us all about his over four decades on the air in Fifty Shades of Radio.
Collected from his humor columns in the Nashua Telegraph, these stories
include receiving death threats and naked pictures from elderly women
(we hope not in the same envelope), being buried alive, and many more.
for our email next week that will be dedicated to programs and events
in October of special interest to BOOK CLUBS, TEACHERS, and FOLKS WHO
READ TOO MANY BOOKS.